plural noun

: an order of Aphasmidia that comprises nematode worms with the esophagus divisible into two regions and the amphids saccular or poriform and that is usually divided into the suborders Enoplina, Dorylaimina, and Dioctophymatina compare chromadorida
plural -s

Word History


New Latin, from Enoplus, genus of nematodes (from Greek enoplos armed) + -ida

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“Enoplida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Enoplida. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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